Tag: Art

SBR Art Club Scheduling Additional Classes

Dale Farland It is exciting to announce that the SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Art Club Beginner Drawing Class I filled up almost immediately upon announcement. The instructor, Lisa Friedman, is teaching another Beginner Drawing Class I. Plus, she will teach a Beginner Drawing Class II for those who want to continue or simply join the class…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Spring ARTwalk May 7

Linda Shannon-Hills For the first time, SaddleBrooke Ranch artists are having a spring SBR ARTwalk. The ARTwalk will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. More than 18 artists will be selling their art in their homes, with several clubs selling in the Creative Arts & Technology Center. Participants for…

Featured Fine Artist: Sylvia L. Harmon

I have pursued artistic endeavors for most of my life. My artist cousin and aunt (ceramicist) were amazing mentors. I loved drawing and dabbling in paints. They would always tell me how wonderful my talent for painting was and gave me kind criticism when needed. I didn’t paint much through high school and college. I…

Artists in the Spotlight: Jane Lockett, Painter

Linda Shannon-Hills “Art is vital to my life. The love of painting is profound, deep-seated, and has called to me since early childhood. Many years of art studies and workshops with sought-after artists have brought me to where I am today.” These are the feelings about painting by local SaddleBrooke Ranch painter Jane Lockett. Jane…

Register Now for April Art Classes

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair Research from the National Institutes of Health shows that participating in the arts may improve the health, well-being, and independence of older adults. Do your part by registering now for one or more art classes sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild! All classes are conveniently located in the Topaz Room…

Art Sampler Class Set for April 9

Connie Kotke The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild is pleased to announce its newly named Art Sampler class on Saturday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Topaz Room in the Arts & Crafts Center at MountainView Country Club. The class time includes one hour for lunch on your own. This popular class…

Artists in the Spotlight: Lydia Reichard

Art comes in many forms, and Lydia Reichard is an artist in many different art forms. Her current passion is in glass art. She has developed one of the largest clubs at the Ranch with the Glasshopper Club. Her talents go beyond her own creations, such as her skill in teaching others how to create…

Artists in the Spotlight: Erin Newman, Paper Quilling Artist

Linda Shannon-Hills Some artists begin their artwork when they are young, while others discover their talents after they have retired from their career. Erin Newman discovered her love of paper quilling after retirement in 2013 from the U.S. Forest Service. Before paper quilling, she started beading and sequinning ornaments, which many other people were doing…